White people dating

It was a horribly rainy afternoon in Cardiff and I rushed into a taxi to avoid the wet Welsh weather. ” For the rest of the journey, we sat in awkward silence.

We chatted about what we were studying, where we lived before we started college – you know, the usual uni student checklist for small talk, at least until she started talking about her relationship.

“I’m actually dating an Asian boy, he’s Korean,”she said out of the blue.

Currently, the couple splits their time between upstate New York and Manhattan, and in 2011, the power couple had another child, Helen Grace De Niro, via surrogate.

I’ve never liked small talk with strangers, not because I’m an introvert, but because as an Asian person there are always the same inane questions people insist on asking to start a conversation.

” Before I could say anything, he interrupted with, “I know it’s rude to ask these things, but you see, my wife is Chinese, so…” “So, what? What makes this conversation so unique was that this man was able to call himself out on his own ignorance but he seemed to view himself as an exception because of his relationship with an Asian woman.

But of course, the taxi driver was not alone in assuming this status.

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When these non-Asian romantic partners use the existence of their significant other or their mixed-race children to establish their authority in arguments and get away with making insensitive remarks, they are reducing their “loved ones” to mere bargaining chips.

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